unix-pc rmgroup due next week

Scott Campbell scott at skypod.uucp
Sat May 18 22:41:44 AEST 1991

In article <1991May16.053820.26650 at chance.UUCP> john at chance.UUCP (John R. MacMillan) writes:
>|I don't understand where this attitude is coming from... There was a VOTE
>|and in keeping with that FORMAL vote, the old groups need to be removed.
>I hate to sound like a shit-disturber, but don't forget, in spite of
>voting guidelines and all that, Usenet is essentially an anarchy, and
>if Bruce doesn't want to honour the rmgroup, well, so what?  That's
>his prerogative as a sysadmin, and it doesn't ``throw a spanner in the
>works'', unless a lot of people feel like he does, in which case the
>group might as well be kept around for those people.
>For my part, albeit with some sadness and feelings of nostalgia, I
>will probably rmgroup the _first_ ``alternate'' Usenet hierarchy.  So
>long, unix-pc.  It's been fun.

In case anyone forgot, the rules for "formal votes" only count for the
mainstream groups, not alternative groups like unix-pc.  The vote to
CREATE comp.sys.3b1 was valid but not the vote to REMOVE unix-pc.*

just my  US$0.16 worth...


ps. I'm not deleting the group.

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